The City of Monticello is a progressive and forward thinking city with a population of 12,759 ( 2010 census). Monticello, MN enjoys more than 16 miles of paved pathways for walking, jogging and bicycles, more than 29 city parks inside the city limits with land acquisition towards a regional park at Bertram Chain of Lakes that includes more than 1200 acres and 4 lakes. The City of Monticello also owns and operates an advanced state-of-the-art fiber optic network offering Internet, TV and telephone to its residents and businesses. With a location along the picturesque Mississippi River, you will see these are just a few of the reasons Monticello becomes an attractive place to become a part of. Discover Monticello, Minnesota.
The City of Monticello has annual community activities year round including
Home for the Holidays in winter months, summer events as Riverfest, the
Monticello Lions Beer Festival, Free movies in the parks, Art and Crafts
Shows and more! Visit the Discover Monticello, MN Community Calendar for
dates, times and details.
The City of Monticello enjoys annual winter visits from more than 1,300 Trumpeter Swans. They arrive mid-November and stay through February or early March depending on the weather. Monticello is unique in that open waters remain on the Mississippi River during winter months which allows the Trumpeter swans to make Monticello their winter getaway. Best swan view times are 9:30-11:30 am at the city park located near 117 Mississippi Drive, Monticello, MN 55362.
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• Monticello Swan Photos from Monticello Photo Contest
Mid-May thru Mid-Oct.
every Thurs. 3:30-7 pm
at the Monticello
For showtimes visit:
Monticello Movie Theatre has 15 screens including a Dolby Digital 3D
auditorium as well as a Monster screen measuring 80 feet wide and 35 feet
tall, it is the largest theatre screen in Minnesota.
DIRECTIONS: Located approx. 2 miles south of downtown Monticello, west of
Hwy. 25 at 9375 Deegan Avenue.
West of Highway 25 on Deegan Ave
Open Weekends Sat. and Sun.
(Through Oct. Weather Permitting)
Sun. 7 am-3 pm
Sat. 9 am-3 pm
(outdoor vendors only)
Located on 127th NE of Monticello. From Freeway I-94, take Hwy. 25 North to County Road 75, then go West for 4 miles, turn left on 120th Street, go 1/4 mile to Flea Market (watch for sign).
Address: 1479 127th Street NE, Monticello, MN 55362
16+ miles of paved pathways are located within Monticello City limits.
Monticello is proud of its extensive parks and pathway system, which
includes 29 city owned parks and winding trails.